from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To testify or declare under oath.
- intransitive v. To give testimony.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To testify, especially in the form of a deposition.
- v. To take the deposition of; to depose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To lay, as a stake; to wager.
- transitive v. To lay down.
- transitive v. To assert under oath; to depose.
- intransitive v. To testify under oath; to depose; to bear witness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To lay down; deposit.
- To lay down as a pledge; wager.
- To testify; state in a deposition.
- In Scots and old Eng. law, to give testimony; bear witness; depose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a deposition; declare under oath
Middle English deponen, from Medieval Latin dēpōnere, from Latin, to put down : dē-, de- + pōnere, to put.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin depono ("lay down", "deposit", "entrust") (Wiktionary)